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The North Dakota State Fair attracts 300,000 attendees and features ten stages of free entertainment, time-honored traditions of 4-H and FFA entries, two nights of rodeo, auto events, bull riding, big name grandstand entertainment, carnival rides, over 47,000 competitive exhibits, 600 commercial vendors, community performances, and special contests. This nine-day spectacular continues to be the largest annual event held in the state and an ideal marketing platform for sponsors to target a lucrative North Dakota market.


As a sponsor, your company will be viewed by over one third of the state’s population in only nine days. No other medium or event can offer this type of exposure to a captive audience. Additionally, we offer a variety of benefits, including a sponsor’s reception, on-site signage, publicity in various State Fair published mediums and most importantly, high visibility for the duration of the Fair. There are a variety of other promotional benefits available depending on the event being sponsored. Our sponsorships will provide you with a return on your investment, community involvement and of course exposure.


We have several sponsorship opportunities available to assist your business in achieving its marketing objectives, as well as supporting the growing cost of producing this major event in our community. We are willing to create a customized sponsorship proposal that addresses the specific goals of your organization. For more information on being a sponsor please contact us at 701-857-7620 or email ndsf@minot.com.

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